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Your complete directory of Florida candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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LBJ & Claude Pepper 1964

Federal Candidate Filing Deadline: April 24, 2020
State Candidate Filing Deadline: June 19, 2020
State Primary: August 18, 2020
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on November 21, 2020


Ron DeSantis (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Charlie Crist (D) - Congressman, Ex-Governor, Ex-Attorney General & Ex-State Sen.

Richard Dembinsky (D) - Engineer & Frequent Candidate
Anna Eskamani (D) - State Rep., Nonprofit Executive & Doctoral Student
Nikki Fried (D) - State Agriculture Commissioner & Attorney
Gwen Graham (D) - Ex-Congresswoman, Attorney & '18 Candidate

Amaro Lionheart (D) - Documentary Filmmaker, Writer & Environmental Activist

Jason Pizzo (D) - State Sen. & Attorney

Kyle "KC" Gibson (NPA) - Pastor & Frequent Candidate
Mark Graham (NPA) - Computer Technician & '16/'20 Presidential Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

Jeb Bush - 1994

Jeanette Nunez (R)*

Ashley Moody (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Jimmy Patronis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Bob Graham - 1978

Nikki Fried (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Gary Farmer (D) - State Sen. & Attorney
Melissa McKinlay (D) -
Palm Beach County Commissioner & Ex-Congressional Aide
Wilton Simpson (R) - State Sen. & Farmer


Anti-Dempsey Barron - 1978

State House

State Senate


Marco Rubio (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.
Piotr Blass (R) - Retired College Professor, Mathematician & Frequent Candidate
Shantele Bennett (D) - Financial Advisor  

Charlie Crist (D) - Congressman, Ex-Governor, Ex-Attorney General & Ex-State Sen.
Val Demings (D) - Congresswoman & Retired Orlando Police Chief
Ted Deutch (D) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen. & Attorney

Bernard Korn (D) - Realtor, Ex-Police Officer & Frequent Candidate
Josue Larose (D) - Frequent Candidate

Stephanie Murphy (D) - Congresswoman, Businesswoman & Ex-National Security Specialist

Carlos Barberena (NPA) - Digital Marketing Consultant
Grace Granda (NPA) - Business Consultant

David Jolly (NPA) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-Republican

Bob Graham - 1978

Rick Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.


District 1:
Matt Gaetz (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
Neal Dunn (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 3:
[ Ted Yoho (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
won Kat Cammack (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide

Joe Scarborough for Congress

District 4:
John Rutherford (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Al Lawson (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 6:
Mike Waltz (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Stephanie Murphy (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Porter Goss for Congress

District 8:
Bill Posey (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Darren Soto (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Hendrith Smith (D) - Businessman
Jose Castillo (R) - Businessman & '20 Candidate
Kenneth Hartpence (R) - Network Engineer
Sergio Ortiz (R) - Mortgage Banker, Pastor & '20 Candidate

District 10:
Val Demings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Willie Montague (R) - Christian Nonprofit Group CEO, Life Coach & '20 Candidate

District 11:
Dan Webster (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Reubin Askew for Governor / Jim Williams for Lt. Gov. - 1970

District 12:
Gus Bilirakis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
Charlie Crist (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Kathy Castor (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Erik Mishiyev (NPA) - YouTube Show Host & Ex-TV News Intern

District 15:
[ Ross Spano (R)* - Lost Primary for Renomination. ]
won Scott Franklin (R) - Lakeland City Commissioner, Insurance Agent & Retired Navy Officer

District 16:
Vern Buchanan (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Harry Johnston for Congress

District 17:
Greg Steube (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 18:
Brian Mast (R)* - (Campaign Site) 8 Candidate & '16 US Sen. Candidate

District 19:
[ Francis Rooney (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
won Byron Donalds (R) - State Rep., Financial Advisor & Ex-College Trustee

District 20:
Alcee Hastings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Boswell (D)

J. Herbert Burke for Congress - 1972

District 21:
Lois Frankel (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 22:
Ted Deutch (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 23:
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)* - (Campaign Site)

US Senator Dick Stone - 1980

District 24:
Frederica Wilson (D)* -
(Campaign Site)

District 25:
Mario Diaz-Balart (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 26:
[ Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D)* - Lost for Reelection in 2020. ]
won Carlos Gimenez (R) - Miami-Dade County Mayor, Ex-County Commissioner & Ex-Miami Fire Chief

District 27:
[ Donna Shalala (D)* - Lost for Reelection in 2020. ]
won Maria Elvira Salazar (R) - Ex-TV News Anchor, Journalist & '18 Nominee


Jack Eckerd for Governor - Paula Hawkins for Lt Governor - 1978

Constitution Party of Florida (C)
Florida Democratic Party (D)
Green Party of Florida (G)
Libertarian Party of Florida (L)
Reform Party of Florida (REF)
Republican Party of Florida (R)
Independent / No Party Affiliation (NPA)
Write-In (WI)


Secretary of State - Division of Elections


Ed Gurney - 1968

Apalachicola Times
Boca Raton News
Bradenton Herald
Broward El Heraldo (Spanish)
Broward Times (African-American)
Broward & Palm Beach New Times (Alternative)
Cedar Key Beacon
Charlotte Sun-Herald
Citrus County Chronicle
Daily Pulp
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Destin Log
Everglades City Echo
Fernandina Beach News Leader
Florida News Center (Media News)
Florida Political Press (Conservative)
Florida Politics
Fort Lauderdale CityLink (Alternative)
Fort Lauderdale Our Independent (Gay)
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale Westside Gazette (African-American)
Fort Myers News-Press
Fort Pierce Tribune
Gadsden County Times
Gainesville Sun
Golden Gate Gazette
Hernando Today
Jacksonville Business Journal
Jacksonville Florida Times-Union
Jupiter Courier
Key West Citizen
Lake City Reporter
Lakeland Ledger
Leesburg Daily Commercial
Marathon Keynoter
Marco Daily News / Marco Island Eagle
Melbourne Florida Today
Miami Herald
Miami el Nuevo Herald (Spanish)
Miami Independent Media Center (Progressive)
Miami Jewish Star Times
Miami New Times (Alternative)
Miami-Dade County Campaigns and Politics
Naples Daily News
Northwest Florida Daily News
Ocala Star-Banner
Orlando Sentinel
Palatka Daily News
Palm Beach Post
Panama City News-Herald
Pasco News
Pensacola News Journal
Political Gateway - Florida
Ponte Vedra Beach & Jacksonville Beaches Leader
Post on Politics
St. Augustine Record
St. Petersburg Times -
(Political News - Political Blog)
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Sayfie Review (Politics)
Sebring News-Sun
South Florida Blade (GLBT)
South Florida Daily Business Review
South Florida Business Journal
Southwest Florida Business News
Stuart News
Sumter County Times
Sunshine State News (Conservative)
Tallahassee Democrat
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa Bay Online
Tampa Tribune
Tampa Weekly Planet (Alternative)
Vero Beach Press Journal
Winter Haven News Chief
Ybor City Stogie

Janet Reno for Governor - 2002

WBBH TV-2 (NBC - Ft. Myers)
WINK TV-11 (CBS - Ft. Myers)
WCJB TV-20 (ABC - Gainesville)
WJXT TV-4 (IBS - Jacksonville)
WJXX TV-25 / WTLV TV-12 (ABC/NBC - Jacksonville)
WBZL TV-39 (WB - Miami)
WFOR TV-4 (CBS - Miami)
WSVN TV-7 (FOX - Miami)
WTVJ TV-6 (NBC - Miami)
WPLG TV-10 (ABC - Miami)
WINZ AM 940 Radio (Miami)
WESH TV-2 (NBC - Orlando)
WFTV TV-9 (ABC - Orlando)
WKMG TV-6 (IBS - Orlando)
WJHG TV-7 (NBC - Panama City)
WEAR TV-3 (ABC - Pensacola)
WCTV TV-6 (CBS - Tallahassee)
WTXL TV-27 (ABC - Tallahassee)
WFLA TV-8 (NBC - Tampa)
WFTS TV-28 (ABC - Tampa)
WTSP TV-10 (CBS - Tampa)
WTVT TV-13 (FOX - Tampa)
WPBF TV-25 (IBS - West Palm Beach)
WPTV TV-5 (NBC - West Palm Beach)


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